Lawn & garden Questions?

Get your lawn & garden questions answered by our WI Master Gardener Volunteers serving at the Plant Health Advising (PHA) Offices in Kenosha, Milwaukee and Racine Counties in Wisconsin. Services: Plant diagnosis, plant disease testing*, garden related insect identification, soil testing*, landscape & gardening info, and plant identification. *- cost associated for testing, call/email for […]

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Spring into Gardening Returns Saturday March 7th

The annual Spring into Gardening session returns on Saturday, March 7th at Union Grove High School, 3433 S Colony Avenue, Union Grove, WI 53182. Registration is open through February 24. The day will commence with a keynote presentation, “Genetic Diversity and Plant Preservation,” by speaker, Neil Diboll, native plant ecologist with the Prairie Nursery, Inc. […]

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2018 Annual Report

Extension Racine County’s 2018 Annual Report is now available. The “Transforming Lives and Communities” report highlights 2018 programming in the education areas of agriculture, community development, health & well-being, human development and relationships, natural resources, and positive youth development. Extension also has an extensive volunteer network through the 4-H and Master Gardener Volunteer programs. Extension […]

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2018 Prairie Walk

See conservation in practice at this year’s prairie walk on Wednesday, June 13, 2018!  Registration for the program starts at 8:30 AM, with a presentation beginning at 9:00 AM. A guided walk of the property will follow and conclude with a catered picnic lunch.

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Racine County UW-Extension to Celebrate Centennial

Racine County UW-Extension in partnership with Racine County will host an Open House in celebration of 100 years of Cooperative Extension in Racine County on Monday, January 22, 2018, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Racine County Ives Grove Offices, 14200 Washington Ave, Sturtevant. All are welcome to attend, refreshments will be provided, and there will […]

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Fall Racine Journal Times Community Newsletter

Master Gardener Project receives Award The Master Gardener project at Real Racine in Sturtevant was awarded a 2016 Racine Beautification Award from Racine in Bloom. The gardens not only enhance the beauty of the center and its surroundings, but also educate the public on gardening. The award commended the group for their work by stating […]

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Summer 2016 Community Newsletter

(This newsletter first appeared in the Racine Journal Times on June 26, 2016.) UW-Extension Strengthens Racine County Families Racine County UW-Extension, in partnership with Focus on Community and Starbuck Middle School recently offered the Strengthening Families Program to Racine families.  This nationally recognized, evidenced-based program has been shown to be effective in preventing alcohol and […]

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Annual Report via Map

UW-Extension staff and volunteers compiled programs by name, location and description to provide a visual overview of how UW-Extension helps people in Racine County apply University research, knowledge and resources to meet their educational needs wherever they live and work. Racine County UW-Extension 2014 Report (Print version with photos) Interactive map of 2014 program sites […]

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Annual Impact Report Released

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. Did you know: The Racine County Board partnered with UW-Extension to create the Youth In Governance Program which launched in 2014. Nutrition educators made 14,725 teaching contacts in Racine County with the report highlighting […]

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Letter to Community Partners

Periodically, UW-Extension takes steps to assure that our partners know and understand our policy of nondiscrimination. This letter is to remind or notify you that the University of Wisconsin-Extension does not discriminate in the treatment of individuals, in the admission or access to its programs and activities, in the provision of services, or in employment. […]

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